ընձուղտ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ընձուղտ ‎(ənjułt).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ընձուղտ ‎(ənjułt)

  1. giraffe

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From ինձ ‎(inj, leopard) +‎ ուղտ ‎(ułt, camel). Compare Ancient Greek καμηλοπάρδαλις ‎(kamēlopárdalis, giraffe), Classical Syriac ܓܡܠ ܢܡܪܐ ‎(ɡmal-nemrā) and Persian شترگاوپلنگ ‎(šotorgâvpalang) for similar formations.

Noun[edit]

ընձուղտ ‎(ənjułt)

  1. giraffe

Declension[edit]

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ընձուղտ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ընձուղտ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ինձ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935